Cities and experts meeting: Strengthening the financing position and investment in the cities of developing countries
UN-Habitat, along with the European Investment Bank (EIB), European Commission DG DEVCO, International Growth Centre, and United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) held a cities and experts workshop on ‘enhancing financing for sustainable urban development’ on 28th February 2020 in Dakar, Senegal.
The workshop took place during the European Investment Bank (EIB) and UN-Habitat’s Africa Day. The events brought together the organising partners and a range of stakeholders including city leaders and local government officials, urban practitioners, development partners, think tanks and prominent thought leaders in global academia to discuss findings derived from the project ´Supporting the Urban Dimension of Development Cooperation: Enhancing financial positions of cities in developing countries to achieve sustainable urban development´ funded by the European Union.
A web story outlining some key interventions from the workshop can be found here.